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April 2nd, 2020

OOPS!

The Promises and Perils of Synthetic Biology

A mile from the Mexican border, on a patch of scrubland where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the low-slung mountains of New Mexico, lies $104 million worth of government investment in the form of 78 concrete pits. In January, Mike Mendez, a 52-year-old scientist with parted hair and a weakness for cowboy boots and sweater vests, rented…

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